IBEW Local Union 743

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Reading, PA 19608, USA

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Friends of Kennel Lane School need 'a miracle' to keep going

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:50:42 -0800

The group is making a final desperate plea to parents, carers and members of the public who have the time to dedicate to fundraising

Pirates drop second straight

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:46:52 -0800

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The Portland Pirates (8-9-0-0) fell to last place in the Atlantic Division Wednesday night after a 2-0 American Hockey League shutout at the hands of the East Division-leading Wilkes- Barre/Scranton Penguins (10- 7-1-0). read more

Transcript of Sen. Angara's interview

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:32:44 -0800

November 21, 2014. QUESTION: Sir na-pass na po sa second reading yung pag-raise ng tax exemption. Who and how many will benefit? Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara: Well, yung magbe-benefit dito siyempre yung medyo malaki yung bonus kasi in-increase natin from P30,000 to P82,000. Ang computation namin anywhere from 250,000...

Penn State refuses to get all a-Twitter over scrutiny

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:14:37 -0800

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — James Franklin puts together daily PowerPoint presentations for his team, using examples of other athletes to reinforce to his players what they should and shouldn’t say, do and tweet.

Mixed reaction regarding President's speech

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:00:57 -0800

Berks County residents paid close attention to President Barack Obama's speech on immigration Thursday night. At La Familia bodega on N. 6th Street in Reading, customers were glued to the television screen. "I think they [undocumented immigrants] should be very happy with the decision that he made. I put myself in their shoes and I would be happy, too," said Gerardo Osorio. Roughly 5 million ...


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:15:17 -0800

A Rikers Island inmate behind bars for burglaries and a violent assault is believed to also be behind the theft of nearly $30,000 in jewelry and electronics from an Old Greenwich condominium in 2011.

President Obama Says Immigrants Must Pay 'Fair Share Of Taxes'

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:41:32 -0800

Tonight, President Obama laid out his plan for immigration reform. It includes the requirement to "pay your fair share of taxes" - but what does that mean?

Minor Moves: Duran, Fuentes, Bartsch, Gimenez

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:11:36 -0800

Here are the day’s minor signings from around the league: The Mariners have acquired minor league right-hander Sam Gaviglio from the Cardinals in exchange for minor league infielder Ty Kelly, the teams announced. Gaviglio, 24, had a 4.28 ERA with 8.3 K/0 … Continue reading →

Butland extends Derby loan deal

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:31:33 -0800

Butland's initial stay with the Sky Bet Championship club was due to expire this week, but the England Under-21 international will now remain at the iPro Stadium for another seven days while Rams number one Lee Grant completes his recovery from an ankle injury.

Survivor of deadly crash on Route 222: 'It happened in the blink of an eye'

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:01:23 -0800

A man who survived a terrifying crash on Route 222 said he still remembers the moment of impact. "It happened in the blink of an eye, but it seemed like it was slow motion at the time," said Tom James, who didn't think the truck would ever stop. Wednesday started as a typical day for James. He was driving to work north on Route 222 in Maidencreek Township when he said an out-of-control tractor ...

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